I'm trying to read and understand the TeX source, but it is difficult to keep track of when I should be reading code from the original file and when I should be reading code from the change file. I ...
I read on Wikipedia that the first version of TeX was written in SAIL. However, does anyone know what language later versions (i.e the current one) are implemented in?
Is it possible to write or produce a(n) -ultimate- standard coding pattern for TEX source codes those might work well enough across the "World Wide Web" on almost every each of platforms available, ...
A few weeks ago I read this article about some difficultites bring TeX to the iPad. It made me wonder: why not rewrite TeX.web in C++11? The codebase itself is now quite stable, and (unfortunately) ...
I got the files tex.web and pdftex.web from the texlive svn repo. I ran weave tex.web pdftex tex.tex which produced a file tex.pdf with a nicely typeset, cross-referenced listing of the WEB source ...